Organic illness

Organic illness

A physically, biologically based illness.
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The book shows how overlapping perceptions of speech have linked speech disorders with mental infirmity, trauma, sexuality, violence, and organic illness in literary symbolism, as well as positive meanings such as various degrees of inspired glossolalia.
Because delirium usually is caused by an organic illness, confusional symptoms may disappear once the underlying problem is treated, said Dr.
Following a brief history of hypnotism, Frank and Mooney argue that hypnotherapy can successfully treat psychosomatic aspects of organic illness.
Another example of organic illness and depression illustrates and epitomizes the therapeutic potential of vigorous exercise vis-a-vis psychophysiologic well-being.
All subjects had substantial fatigue not related to organic illness or lifestyle behaviors; none met criteria for depression, and none were already taking antidepressants.
The causes of FTT include occult organic illness, polypharmacy, malnutrition, depression, dementing illnesses, age-related changes in the presence of decreased homeostatic reserves and an inadequate psychological support system.
But if you're the one in eight people who gets some sort of degenerative brain disease such as Alzheimers - which is still an organic illness - then you end up in the nursing home and residential care system where you're exposed to this lottery of funding.
Rather, as for any organic illness with a behavioral component (e.
Freedom to Die acknowledges that Dutch doctors also euthanize depressed people with no organic illness.
The history, physical, and mental status examinations of patients with psychotic symptoms were not consistent with underlying organic illness.